– With a flurry of new and returning spring and summer events, there’s never been a better time to visit The Mile High City. –
DENVER, May 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Warm days bring countless ways to play in the city with international shows, live music, food, festivals and more. When it comes to summer travel plans, Denver truly offers something for everyone. Below is a weather forecast, for a complete list of events, things to do and hotel deals, check out the VISIT DENVER website.
New inside Denver this season
From exciting new events to new dining ideas, there are plenty of unique ways to experience Denver this season. The much-anticipated Casa Bonita is expected to reopen in May after being purchased by the producers of “South Park” Trey Parker and Matt Stone. Known as the “restaurant” located on the west side of the city of Denver, it will open its doors with famous chefs. Dana Rodriguez behind the new menu and offerings. The Culinary Creative Group, the team behind Denver favorites like A5 Steakhouse, Mr. Oso, Bar Dough and others, will be launching a new location this season; including an all-day breakfast spot, Fox & The Hen is a new bar in Cherry Creek’s Ay Papi neighborhood that will honor Puerto Rican heritage. Produced by the Downtown Denver Partnership, ¡Viva Streets! is a new season event that pays homage to Ciclovia’s roots in Latin America and allows locals and visitors to discover a car-free way to explore the city on four Sundays from May to August. Students can enjoy food from the Taste of Colorado We are always walking, biking, rolling, running, scooting, and even dancing in the middle of our city. Denver’s famous RiNo Art District will help close the season with DENVER WALLS, a street art festival organized by the world-renowned group WORLD WIDE WALLS. The event will bring a mural and art festival to the region September 22 – October 3, 2023.
Events and Festivals
From early spring to autumn, weekends included Denver they are filled with art, entertainment, food and more. To kick off the summer season, the Denver BBQ Festival takes place at Empower Field in Mile High on Memorial Day weekend, May 27-28. Juneteenth Music Festival 2023 is June 17-18 in Denver’s vibrant Five Points neighborhood. Denver’s two-day PrideFest from June 24-25 attracts visitors from all over the country Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community. In July, head to South Broadway for three days of music at more than a dozen venues from over 100 bands at the Underground Music Showcase (July 28-30, 2023). Find more spring and summer festivals and events on the Denver 365 Event Calendar.
Base Camp Denver
Spring and Summer are the best seasons to play in the mountains so stay in the city. The neighboring Rocky Mountains invite visitors and residents to enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, whitewater rafting, kayaking, rock climbing and more, all within two hours of Denver. After a full day of outdoor activities, return to the city and enjoy a meal on the outdoor patio, pour a craft beer by the beach. Denver Bear Trail or search for neighborhoods in the city. For those who prefer to keep to their urban lifestyle, the Denver metro area has more than 5,000 acres of cultural parks and endless trails for biking, running and urban walking. Learn more about Denver’s outdoor and urban offerings here.
Music, Art and Culture
The art and culture of the Mile High City is on display this season with new shows, live music and more. To see a concert at A place called Red Rocks Park & the Amphitheater is a top spot every summer. The world famous place should have a year of writing Old Dominion, Zach BryanThe Avett Brothers, Beck and Phoenix, Vance Joy, Brandi Carlile and many other household names. In addition, the circular park offers free tours around the sandstone monoliths. Additionally, you can practice Yoga on the Rocks or take in a movie under the stars at the Film on the Rocks series. The Denver Art Museum will reopen its art gallery AfricaModern and Contemporary Art and the Art of Oceania collection is open to the public for the first time since campus construction plans began in 2016. Other blockbuster events include Bugs at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS), Bad Size at the Clyfford Still Museum, The world in Denver: Drawing is Robert Weinberg at the History Colorado Center and more.
Visit the DENVER website for spring and summer information Denver and take advantage of various offers, including hotels that stay warm during the summer months.
About VISIT DENVER, The Convention & Visitors Bureau
Celebrating 114 years of promoting The Mile High City, VISIT DENVER is a non-profit organization partnering with City of Denver marketing Denver as a meeting and entertainment destination, increasing economic development in the city, creating jobs and generating taxes. Denver welcomed more than 31.7 million visitors in 2021, and is making $6.6 billion in spending, while supporting thousands of jobs and making Tourism one of the city’s largest industries. Learn more about Denver at VISIT DENVER website or on Tourism Pays Denver. Denver International Airport (DEN) and No. Three of the world’s busiest airports connect The Mile High City to more than 200 destinations around the world. Follow Denver’s social media channels for the latest updates Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube and LinkedIn.
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